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Nesutan (YT-338) (1942 - 1944)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Golf - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Laid down in 1942 at Calumet Shipyard and Drydock Co., Chicago, IL. under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 445)
Launched, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy, 4 November 1942
Placed in service as Nesutan (YT-338), 10 November 1942
Converted for Naval service at Navy Yard Boston, MA., circa January to February 1943
Allocated to the 7th Naval District
Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large (YTB-338), 15 May 1944
Reallocated to the 13th Naval District, circa August 1945
Placed out of service and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, in March 1946
Reactived, 25 July 1947, for duty in the 13th Naval District
Placed out of service, 13 June 1950, and turned over to the US Army, at Seattle, WA., designated LT-1928
Struck from the Naval Register (List of Service Craft), 26 September 1950
Sold by the US Army in 1960 to the American Tug Boat Co., Everett, WA., renamed George S.
Sold in 1977 to the Puget Sound Tug and Barge Co. of Seattle, WA
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 237 t.
Length 100' 10"
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 13 kts.
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Nesutan (YT-338 / YTB-338)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 22 February 2008
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